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Colliton Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Culliton. Possibly English, a habitational name from any of several places in Devon variously called Colliton, Colyton, or Collaton. Colliton and Collaton are named with the Old English personal name Cola (see Cole 2) + tun ‘settlement’; Colyton is ‘settlement on the Coly river’, a Celtic river name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Colloton, Colton, Colston, Colleton, Moulton, Tolton, Coulton, Cotton

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Colliton Family Origin

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Colliton Family Occupations

What did your Colliton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colliton. The most common Colliton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Colliton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Colliton family was Brick Mason.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Colliton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Colliton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Colliton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colliton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Colliton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Colliton. For the veterans among your Colliton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colliton Life Expectancy

What is the average Colliton lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Colliton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Colliton in 1954 was 38, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colliton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colliton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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